Kia Carnival (4th Gen) Scores A 5-Star Rating At The Australian NCAP

5-Star Rating For 4th Generation KIA CARNIVAL
5-Star Rating For 4th Generation KIA CARNIVAL

Kia Carnival, the South Korean carmaker’s MPV, has scored a 5-star rating at the Australian NCAP. Do note that the model we are talking about is the 4th generation of Carnival that is sold in Australia and New Zealand. When will this model launch in India? Before answering this question, let’s explore the test results.

Key Highlights

  • Carnival 4th generation scored 90% for adult occupancy.
  • For child occupancy, this MPV scored 88%.
  • As for road user protection, Carnival managed to score 68%.

Carnival that was tested had the following safety features:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • 7 Airbags
  • Lane Support System (LSS)
  • Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
  • Speed Assistance
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts

When can we expect the 4th Generation Kia Carnival to launch in India?

There has been no official statement from Kia on when the 4th gen will launch in India. But, taking a look at the aggressive expansion Kia plans in India, we can expect this MPV in a new avatar in 2022. Kia Carnival that is currently on sale in India is 3rd generation. What do you think? Should Kia launch the 5-star rated Carnival in India? Let us know in the comments section below.


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